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Financial Analyst – Pricing and Bid Support

Santa Ana, California Position Type Full Time Req ID: 2020-483668

We are North America’s leading security services provider with over 250,000 phenomenal employees. At Allied Universal, we pride ourselves on fostering a promote from within culture.  There are countless examples of individuals who began their career as Security Professionals and today hold positions on our senior leadership team. 

For all full-time positions, we offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, 401K, employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more! We also offer part-time and flexible schedules!

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Allied Universal is currently seeking a Financial Analyst - Pricing & Bid Support to join our corporate team. This role has high visibility and daily interaction with executive leadership.  We are looking for a confident self-starter to provide bid pricing and contract negotiation support. This individual will also support the finance organization on ad hoc projects. 

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Provide financial support to all sales and operations levels regarding the company’s rate negotiation process. 
  • Represent the Pricing Team on kick off calls with Sales, Sales Leadership, Operations Leadership and the two other support functions Legal and the Proposal Team
  • Complete profitability audits of large contracts as they relate to contract compliance
  • Maintain financial models for pricing bids and supply financial information to leadership which allows them to make business decisions about pricing for clients and prospects.
  • Provide financial analysis for all new and incremental business
  • Prepare company financial performance metrics and ratios for RFP bid packages
  • Work with training to help improve divisional financial analytical capabilities that will allow for improved divisional participation in contract renewal/retention and rate negotiations
  • Support sales and operations by attending client meetings as the financial expert to assist in the pursuit of new opportunities and retention of current client base
  • Communicate often and effectively with the regional teams while balancing time to analyze data and contracts
  • Perform other related tasks, projects and ad hoc analyses as assigned


The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting and at least two years of related work experience developing financial metrics, reviewing financial statements or financial models.. Contracts pricing experience is a plus!  Additional requirements include:

  • Professional leadership and communication skills to effectively disseminate critical information to all levels of the organization. 
  • Strong Attention to detail, accuracy is a must
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required
  • Ability to present complex financial information succinctly in writing and verbally to the executive team
  • Professional presentation/public speaking skills a plus
  • Advanced Microsoft office experience – primarily Excel
  • Demonstrated problem solving, confidence and decision making ability to manage shifting priorities, demands and timelines
  • Multitasking in a deadline driven environment experience a plus
  • Must be comfortable operating autonomously and taking ownership of projects and the results
  • Ability to work together with a team on both team and individual goals or deadlines
  • Leadership skills and charisma to earn group buy in on proposals and to embody our core values.

Allied Universal provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to the people and business of our communities, and is North America’s leading security services provider. With over 200,000 employees, Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. For more information:

We proudly support the Veteran Jobs Mission, a group of over 200 companies that have committed to collectively hiring a total of one million military veterans. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.